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In the fields of empty days : the intersection of past and present in Iranian art

Author: Linda KomaroffErica WrightsonClaire CrightonSheila R CanbySheida DayaniAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books-Prestel, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filled with vibrant examples of painting, photography, sculpture, video, and other media, this book reveals how Iran's leading artists weave the country's past into the fabric of its contemporary art. The catalogue includes essays written by Linda Komaroff, curator of Islamic art and department head of Art of the Middle East at LACMA, and contributions from Sheila R. Canby, Sheida Dayani, Hamid Keshmirshekan, Hani  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Komaroff; Erica Wrightson; Claire Crighton; Sheila R Canby; Sheida Dayani; Hamid Keshmirshekan; Hani Khafipour; Vali Mahlouji; Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan; Shadi Shafiei; Sandra Williams, (Curator); Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
ISBN: 9783791357386 3791357387
Language Note: Contains an Arabic script original version of the corresponding translated poem in English.
OCLC Number: 1006521476
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the exhibition 'In The Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art' at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, May 6-September 9, 2018"--Colophon.
Includes the poem "The Ending of the Shahnama" by Mehdi Akhavan-e Sales, translated by Sorour Soroudi, in both English translation and original Arabic script.
Description: 207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Time and again : the intersection of past and present Iranian art / Linda Komaroff --
The theatrical roots of contemporary visual arts in Iran / Sheida Dayani --
Ideology and photography in nineteenth-century Iran / Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan --
The anachronistic role of Safavid manuscript illustrations / Sheila R. Canby --
Heroism in contemporary Iranian art / Sandra Williams --
The fantastical polaroids of Kaveh Golestan / Vali Mahlouji --
Reflecting the past into the present versus constructive specificity in modern and contemporary art in Iran / Hamid Keshmirshekan --
Tattoo culture of the Zurkhana / Shadi Shafiei --
Siamak Filizadeh's Underground / Linda Komaroff --
Echoes of the Safavid past / Hani Khafipour.
Other Titles: Fields empty days
Responsibility: Linda Komaroff ; with additional contributions by Sheila R. Canby, Sheida Dayani, Hamid Keshmirshekan, Hani Khafipour, Vali Mahlouji, Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan, Shadi Shafiei, and Sandra Williams.
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Filled with vibrant examples of painting, photography, sculpture, video, and other media, this book reveals how Iran's leading artists weave the country's past into the fabric of its contemporary art.
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